Army-VMI preview/ prediction

The Army Black Knights hope to get back on the winning track Saturday when they host Division I-AA Virginia Military Institute. ArmySports.com gives you everything you need to know about the game along with a prediction on the winner.


Army

VS.


VMI

SiteMichie Stadium (40,000), West Point, N.Y.
Date/TimeOct. 7, 2006, 1:05 p.m. EST
TelevisionESPN Classic
Radio
New York, N.Y. 1050 WEPN; Baltimore, Md. WWLG, 1370-AM; Boston, Mass. WTTT, 1150-AM; Philadelphia, Pa. DAS, 1480-AM; Binghamton, N.Y. WINR, 680-AM; Schenechtedy-Albany, N.Y. WVKZ, 1240-AM; Worcester, Mass. WNEB, 1230-AM; Woonsocket, R.I. WNRI, 1380-AM; Beacon, N.Y. WBNR, 1260-AM; Peekskill, N.Y. WLNA, 1420-AM; Watertown, N.Y. WNER, 1410-AM.
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General School/ Team Information
.VMIArmy
NicknameKeydetsBlack Knights
ColorsRed, White and YellowBlack and Gold
Enrollment1,2504,000
ConferenceBig South Independent
Head CoachJim ReidBobby Ross
Coach's career record85-86-3 (1-4 at VMI)102-95-2 (8-19 at Army)
Record1-42-3
Series Information
Series RecordArmy leads, 11-1
First Meeting1917, Army 34-0
Last Meeting1993, Army 31-9

VMI Schedule

Sep 2 Davidson, W 20-19
Sep 9 at Norfolk State, L 32-19
Sep 16 at Richmond, L 58-7
Sep 23 at William & Mary, L 38-6
Sep 30 James Madison, L 45-7
Oct 7 at Army
Oct 14 Coastal Carolina
Oct 21 at Charleston Southern
Oct 28 at Gardner-Webb
Nov 11 at Citadel
Nov 18 Liberty

Army Schedule

Sep 2 at Arkansas State, L 14-6
Sep 9 Kent State, W 17-14 OT
Sep 16 at Texas A&M, L 28-24
Sep 23 at Baylor, W 27-20 OT
Sep 30 Rice, L 48-14
Oct 7 VMI
Oct 14 at Connecticut
Oct 21 TCU
Oct 28 at Tulane
Nov 3 Air Force
Nov 18 at Notre Dame
Dec 2 at Navy



Key VMI Players

QB 14 Kyle Hughes (6-2 190, Fr.)
WR 09 Willie Bell (6-5 185, So.)
WR 01 Chris Gilliland (6-0 190, Sr.)
TB 16 Joey Robinson (6-1 195, Fr.)
FB 38 Sean Mizzer (5-9 195, Sr.)
NT 95 Jack Herzog (6-3 270, Sr.)
DT 99 Charlie Liesfeld (6-4 240, Sr.)
CB 05 Jamaal Walton (5-10 185, Sr.)
LB 08 Keashawn Artis (6-2 225, Jr.)
LB 17 Patrick McKinney (6-3 220, Fr.)

VMI Roster

Key Army Players

QB 07 David Pevoto (6-5 229, Jr.)
RB 23 Wesley McMahand (5-6 171, So.)
SS 13 Caleb Campbell (6-3 223, Jr.)
WR 05 Jeremy Trimble (6-0 214, Jr.)
LB 55 Barrett Scruggs (6-1 213, Sr.)
C 67 Pete Bier (6-4 282, Sr.)
LB 54 Cason Shrode (6-3 251, Sr.)
P 01 Owen Tolson (6-3 205, Jr.)
WR 02 Walter Hill (5-11 190, Sr.)
WR/KR 06 Corey Anderson (5-8, 165, Jr.)
DT 66 Tony Fusco (6-1 308, Jr.)
LB 45 Charlie Rockwood (6-4 221, Jr.)

Army Roster

Statistics Comparision

CategoryArmyVMI
Scoring Offense17.6011.80
Scoring Defense24.8038.40
Total Offense268.20271.00
Total Defense346.60494.00

ArmySports.com Prediction

Army fumbled away a chance at a winning record last week against an emotionally fired up Rice team. Look for Army to rebound and give the Keydets of VMI a good spanking this week.

Army 52
VMI 7

Other Links:

Michie Stadium information
Official VMI Site
Official Army Site
Scout.com Army Site
West Point Weather Forecast





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